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august, 2024

Lace Making All Day Workshop

10aug10:00 am4:00 pm10:00 am - 4:00 pm Lace Making All Day WorkshopA Timeless Skill for All Ages, from Traditional to Modern Design!Course CategoryFabrics and textiles TutorBarbara Brooks


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Details

A mixed class suitable for complete beginners wanting to start out or those who need some extra help with their own projects. Please bring your own lace making equipment. Complete beginners can buy a kit beforehand at the cost of £40. Contact Create98 or Mainly Lace to enquire. 

This class includes a delicious homemade lunch from our new Cafe98 menu!

Whether you’re a complete beginner, an intermediate, or an experienced lace maker, there’s something here for you. Embrace the renaissance of lace making—a skill that’s not only traditional but is also making a trendy comeback in the world of fashion and decor.

What you’ll learn

  • The fundamentals of needlework and threading techniques
  • Exploring various types of lace
  • Modern designs and the tricks to seamlessly blend the old with the new
  • Skill-building exercises to fine-tune your technique and style

Materials required

Please bring your own set of lace-making tools. If you’re missing anything, we offer complete lace-making toolkits that you can purchase here.

Why choose this workshop?

  • Taught by instructors who are experts in both traditional and modern lace-making
  • Ample opportunity for hands-on practice and real-world application
  • Friendly, relaxed, and collaborative learning environment

So why wait? Lace-making is more than just a craft; it’s an art form that transcends generations. Join us and add a touch of elegance to your creative portfolio. Sign up today and make your world a more beautiful place, one stitch at a time!



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Barbara Brooks

Barbara started lace making in 1985 whilst still working as a Police Officer. After a few years she began teaching a small class of children at her son’s junior school. Mainly Lace was started in the early 1990s. Barbara began teaching at the shop shortly after.Barbara completed the City and Guilds Diploma and became an Outside Verifyer for the “Guild” . She continued with this until most of the centres stopped the lace making course. It was then that Mainly Lace set up as an independent centre for bobbin lace courses.

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